Remembering Abbot Bernard Pennings, O. Praem.

March 17, 2016

Abbot Bernard Pennings, O. Praem.

Abbot Bernard Pennings, O. Praem.

The March 17, 2016, “Glimpses of the Past” in The Green Bay Press-Gazette highlighted the death of the first American Norbertine abbot, Abbot Bernard Pennings, O. Praem., who passed into God’s Eternal Kingdom on March 17, 1955. In De Pere, Wisconsin, Abbot Pennings established the first permanent Norbertine foundation in the United States, as well as St. Norbert College—the only Norbertine college in the world.

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Glimpses of the past
March 17, 1955
March 16, 2016
The Green Bay Press-Gazette

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